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Submitted by: New York Contributors
Article Title: Buffalo Evening News
Article Date: July 7 1883
Article Description: Three Men Crushed to Death at Quarry, etc.
Judge Lynch's Work.
CHICAGO, July 7, A United Press special from Cairo, Ill., says that Nelson Howard,
colored, who shot dead John Kase, Wednesday at Mound City, was taken from jail at 2
o'clock yesterday and hanged.
CRUSHED TO DEATH.
Three Men Killed and Several Injured by the Falling of a Derrick.
LAMONT, Il., July 7. – Yesterday while a large number of men were engaged in hoisting
stone on a 8-guy derrick in Walker's quarry three of the guys broke and the stone with
the derrick fell with a terrible crash upon the workmen below. Thos. Rogers and John
Bloomington were crushed to death. Dennis Rogers was fatally hurt and seven others
seriously. Walker, the proprietor, was within one foot of the spot where the stone fell.
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